Mike Tanier recently shared his list of the most underrated players in NFL history. As you might suspect, a Denver Bronco player did make the list, that being cornerback Louis Wright.
Meanwhile, Tanier mentioned others who have Hall of Fame worthy resumes but get overlooked, from Randy Gradishar to Karl Mecklenburg, from Tom Nalen to Steve Atwater (though Atwater has gained traction in recent years by being named a finalist).
But it’s not just Hall of Fame voters who overlook Bronco players because of the teams they happened to play on. Broncos fans themselves are often guilty of overlooking certain players on their favorite team, in terms of the impact they had. Those reasons can range from teammates who fans argue should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame to players who fans have a hard time putting their careers into perspective.
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Last week, Troy Renck reported that TJ Ward and the Broncos have engaged in “preliminary talks on an extension”. Ward also made it clear that he would like an extension:
I would love to finish my career here. I’d like to see something get done. They have done that in the past with guys. I think I have proven myself. But if they think I need to show more, then I will just have to keep proving it to them.
If Ward should indeed be extended, what should a new contract look like? Continue reading Examining A Possible Contract Extension For TJ Ward
In the fifteenth of Thin Air’s series on considerations for the Broncos Ring of Fame is Alex Gibbs (1984-1987, 1995-2003, 2013).
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In the fourteenth of Thin Air’s series on considerations for the Broncos Ring of Fame is Mark Schlereth (1995-2000).
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In the thirteenth of Thin Air’s series on considerations for the Broncos Ring of Fame is Ryan Clady (2008-2015).
Continue reading The Case For The Broncos Ring Of Fame: Ryan Clady